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Words you never want to hear together: Fire at Ted Drewes

Ted Drewes fire 11/10/13
Brent Jones | St. Louis Beacon | 2013

This article first appeared in the St. Louis Beacon - The only fire we’d ever like to hear associated with Ted Drewes would be an Atomic Fireball concrete.

But Sunday afternoon, St. Louis firetrucks were at the classic frozen custard stand on Chippewa. And they weren't getting orders to take back to the station.

Ted Drewes fire 11/10/13
Credit Brent Jones | St. Louis Beacon | 2013

Bad news for those who wanted to top off a perfect weekend with their favorites from Ted Drewes, but the good news is that the fire was minor.

Potential patrons are advised to check the Facebook page: www.facebook.com/TedDrewes

Ted Drewes fire 11/10/13
Credit Brent Jones | St. Louis Beacon | 2013

Donna Korando started work in journalism at SIU’s Daily Egyptian in 1968. In between Carbondale and St. Louis Public Radio, she taught high school in Manitowoc, Wis., and worked at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. She was the copy editor and letters editor for the editorial page from 1973-77. As an editorial writer from 1977-87, she covered Illinois and city politics, education, agriculture, family issues and sub-Saharan Africa. When she was editor of the Commentary Page from 1987-2003, the page won several awards from the Association of Opinion Page Editors. From 2003-07, she headed the features copy desk.
Brent is the senior data visual specialist at St. Louis Public Radio.